Essays, etc.

Video deposition: 1 of my many failures

Our student success director had a brilliant idea: get staff and faculty to talk about their failures and how they dealt with them (in a well-crafted 2-minute video). As it so happens, I keep my diplomas framed behind a wall of framed rejection letters (as you can see in the video). Every once in a Continue reading Video deposition: 1 of my many failures

Even when distractions are controlled for, laptop use might impair performance by affecting the manner and quality of in-class note taking.1 By The Rev. Dr. Dru Johnson When studied side-by-side, computer note taking is clearly inferior to handwritten class notes. For most of us, that’s really all we need to know. But for some of us, we Continue reading

Regarding the politics of Sabbath . . .

The Universal Story: Genesis 1–11 (26–27) “Jesus reminds them that the Sabbath stems from creation, which means that it’s for us, our animals, and our servants. In other words, he reminds the leaders of how the Sabbath structures our lives, but also breathes life into our social and political structures. Failure to see both sides Continue reading Regarding the politics of Sabbath . . .